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Dual Language Immersion Grant (DLIG) Program

NOTE: The application due date for this program has passed.

Funding Description

The purpose of the Dual Language Immersion Grant (DLIG) is to expand or establish dual language immersion programs that provide integrated language learning and academic instruction for native speakers of English and native speakers of another language, with the goals of high academic achievement, first and second language proficiency, and cross-cultural understanding.


Eligible Applicants Local educational agencies
Required Eligibility Criteria The department shall allocate grant funding to eligible entities at the elementary or secondary level, including schools, school districts, county offices of education, charter schools, or consortia of the aforementioned entities.
Other Eligibility Considerations For additional eligibility criteria, please refer to the Request for Applications.
Eligible Grade Level(s) K, 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, Transitional Kinder
Eligible Age Level(s) 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14, 15, 16, 17, 18,


Legal Authority Funding is authorized by Assembly Bill 130, Chapter 44, Section 158 of the Statutes of 2021.
Source / Type State / Grant
State Fiscal Year 2021-22
SACS Resource / Revenue Codes 7810 / 8590
Total Available $10,000,000
Recipient Amount A minimum of 25 awards at a maximum of $400,000 each.
Match Requirement No
Allocation Formula Grant recipients will be awarded up to $400,000.

Important Dates

Date Application Available February 4, 2022
Due Date March 18, 2022
Expected Notification Date May 6, 2022

Additional Information

Application RFA-21: DLIG []
Background Unavailable
Fiscal Unavailable
Funding ResultsResult-21: DLIG []
Other Letter of Intent due February 25, 2022 Completed Applications due March 18, 2022


Program Lorrie Kelling, 916-319-0386,
Fiscal Lorrie Kelling, 916-319-0386,
Division Multilingual Support Division, 916-319-0845
Last Modified: February 8, 2022
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